Vietnam tourism flourishing, seeking bigger spenders
11:10 | 25/01/2018 Travel
(VEN) - Vietnam’s tourism sector fulfilled the target of welcoming 13 million international visitors in 2017. In particular, the successful organization of APEC 2017 events, including a summit of world leaders and leading economic and business figures contributed to firming this trend.
Hanoi, CNN see fruitful tourism promotion cooperation
15:33 | 22/01/2018 Travel
Footage of Hanoi broadcast by the US’ Cable News Network (CNN) has received positive feedback from the audience, Sunita Rajan, CNN Senior Vice President for Asia-Pacific region told Chairman of Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung during their meeting in Hanoi on January 18.
Ba Ria- Vung Tau develops high-quality tourism
11:14 | 09/01/2018 Travel
The Politburo has issued a resolution on developing tourism into a spearhead economic sector by 2020, with the aim of contributing 10% to the country’s gross domestic product (GDP), up from the current 6.8%. Accordingly, over the past few years, Ba Ria - Vung Tau province has deployed many solutions to support enterprises to "renew" their tours; and diversify and improve the quality of tourist products.
Culture is key to Hanoi tourism promotion
15:58 | 05/01/2018 Travel
(VEN) - Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, is a cultural, political, economic and social center of the country. With 5,922 historical and cultural sites, 1,100 festivals, more than 1,200 craft villages, various art forms and special kinds of food, Hanoi has become an attractive destination for domestic and foreign tourists. Vietnam Economic News’ Thu Huong spoke with Hanoi Tourism Department Director Tran Duc Hai about the capital’s tourism development plans.
Quang Ninh Province to host National Tourism Year
15:07 | 01/01/2018 Travel
(VEN) - The northeastern Vietnamese province of Quang Ninh, home to world famous Ha Long Bay, will host National Tourism Year 2018 with some 40 events and about 50 programs. These will include a cuisine festival, a paragliding competition, a photo contest, and a ceremony to announce and present certificate recognizing Cua Ong temple as a special national relic site, among others.